[Freelancer] vs. Entrepreneur

& why it’s so important to know the difference

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Where entrepreneurs are getting it wrong.

“I lived in my aunt’s basement for 2 years, surviving off nothing but saltine crackers and pepperonis, working relentlessly on my widget. Some nights I would even cry myself to sleep and drink my own piss. But today, I own Sylvester’s Gyro-Skis –– innovative technology that pairs snow skis with drone helicopters. I am worth millions.”

You have to suffer like hell for years to have a small sliver of a chance to one day make millions.

Become a freelancer then (maybe) an entrepreneur.

On becoming a freelancer.

Why freelancing to entrepreneurship is a natural transition.

Cole is the copy chief at Honey Copy, where he helps startups make more money through emails and landing pages that read like poetry and sell like Ogilvy. When he isn’t slinging copy, he is right here on Medium sharing ideas about life, business, marketing and Chinese food. Or riding alpacas.

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